Past Hillman Prize and Sidney Award-Winners Nominated for National Magazine Awards
The finalists for the 2013 National Magazine Awards (ASME Awards) have been announced and we are delighted to see so many past Hillman Prize-winners and Sidney Award-winners on the shortlist:
- Sarah Stillman, winner of a 2012 Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism, is a finalist for “The Throwaways,” a New Yorker story about how juvenile offenders-turned-informants have become canon fodder in the drug war.
- Ta-Nehisi Coates, winner of a 2012 Hillman Prize for Analysis and Opinion, is up for his essay, “Fear of a Black President,” a meditation on Barack Obama’s attempts to grapple with race as our first black president, published in The Atlantic.
- Pamela Colloff, winner of a 2010 Sidney Award, is up for “The Innocent Man: Part I” and “The Innocent Man: Part II,” the story of a wrongful conviction in the Texas Monthly. Colloff’s “Hannah and Andrew,” a Texas Monthly story of a mother accused of killing her son with salt, is also a finalist.
- Mac McClelland, winner of a 2010 Sidney Award, is in the running for “Shelf Lives,” a work of participatory journalism about terrible working conditions in the warehouse industry, published in Mother Jones.
Best of luck to all the finalists.